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Holiday Planning

Holiday planning can be particularly challenging for separated or divorced parents. Work schedules, travel arrangements, the needs of the other parent, and religious observances can complicate arrangements. Divorce mediation includes holiday planning. To begin, parents need to decide which holidays … Continue reading

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When Parents Part

This book by well known research psychologist, Penelope Leach, is chock full of information that can help separated parents make decisions related to their children. This book combines practical advice with up to date research on child development. In her … Continue reading

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“The ‘Good’ Divorce”

Read this terrific blog by Christine Carter, Ph.D.in the Huffington Post 4/3/12. Dr. Carter’s ideas may help you prepare for divorce mediation. Posted: 04/03/2012 3:11 pm EDT Updated: 06/03/2012 5:12 am EDT Is there such thing as a “good” divorce? … Continue reading

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2013 Tax Returns

Have you seen ads claiming that Americans overpay taxes by $1 billion each year? (“Get Your Billion Back American with H&R Block,” http://newsroom.hrblock.com 1/15/14) Are you wondering whether or not you are taking advantage of all the tax deductions and/or … Continue reading

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Prepare for Summer

  It may be hard to imagine while we are still enduring frigid temperatures, but in a few short months schools will close, and summer will begin.  For divorced or separated parents, the end of winter is a great time … Continue reading

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“Separate Asset…

“Separate Assets, Joint Problems” “For some couples, togetherness extends only so far.  And one place it may not extend to is their financial assets…But separate assets can present some problems…particularly when..a couple is divorcing.” (Andrea Coombes, Wall Street Journal, 11/11/13 … Continue reading

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When is Silence Golden?

Silence is golden: When you are listening to the other person and trying to fully understand his/her words When you give yourself a few moments to think, so that you can choose the best words to discuss a difficult issue You take a … Continue reading

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